Amado Ortiz Rivera

13 July 1914–18 February 2003 (Age 88)
Surutato, Mocorito, Sinaloa, Mexico

The Life of Amado

When Amado Ortiz Rivera was born on 13 July 1914, in Surutato, Mocorito, Sinaloa, Mexico, his father, Donaciano Ortiz Gamez, was 38 and his mother, Maria del Rosario Rivera Portillo, was 26. He married Candelaria Duarte Zazueta in 1938. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 18 February 2003, in his hometown, at the age of 88.

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Amado Ortiz Rivera
Candelaria Duarte Zazueta
Marriage: 1938
Justino Ortiz Duarte
Cristino Ortiz Duarte
Cirio Ortiz Duarte

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Obregón turns against Villa. Villa continues to fight and raids United States border towns for next five years. Carranza recognized by United States as chief of government forces.

Age 2

"General John J. ""Blackjack"" Pershing's punitive expedition pursues Villa and provokes bitterness between Mexico and United States."

Age 26

Manuel Ávila Camacho presidency. Mexico joins Allies in declaring war on Axis powers. PRM reorganized to provide wider representation and renamed Institutional Revolutionary Party (Partido Revolucionario Institucional--PRI). Bracero (migrant Mexican worker) agreement established between Mexico and United States.

Name Meaning

Spanish: patronymic from the Basque personal name Orti (Latin Fortunius).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Amado Ortiz en la familia de Donaciano Ortiz, "México censo nacional, 1930"

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